Twee"dle (?), v. t. [Cf. Twiddle.] [Written also twidle.]

1.

To handle lightly; -- said with reference to awkward fiddling; hence, to influence as if by fiddling; to coax; to allure.

A fiddler brought in with him a body of lusty young fellows, whom he had tweedled into the service. Addison.

2.

To twist.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

 

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